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Alfonso Cuaron, Participant Media Team on New Film Set in Mexico
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón and Participant Media are partnering on a new untitled project, to be directed and written by Cuarón. Production is slated to begin in Mexico this fall. The film chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s. The project will be produced... Read more »
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“Serial” creator/host will speak at opening of Point Park’s Center for Media Innovation
Here’s the mystery of “Serial,” season three: Sarah Koenig says they haven’t picked a subject yet.
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COMMENTARY: Trump, the media and a failure to communicate
There’s room for improvement, and we in the media bear the burden of winning back reader trust. But those who would give Trumpthe benefit of the doubt — no matter what — should be willing at least to give responsible, proven journalists an open-minded readingand a fair hearing.
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Disney’s Maker Studios Set for Round of Big Layoffs
Maker Studios is gearing up for some major cutbacks in personnel as Disney looks streamline its digital-video division to operate more efficiently — and produce bigger, more bankable digital stars, Variety has confirmed. Reps for Maker and Disney did not respond to requests for comment. It’s not clear how sizable the layoffs will be, but according to... Read more »
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